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CNBC
Feb 24, 2013 7:30pm EST
make a big city run smoother. "on the money" begins right now. >> here's a look at what's making news as we head into a new week on the money. the feds spoke, the markets shoot. the federal reserve releasing minutes this week, it's considering a slowdown of the bond buying plm before it hits the target of 6.5% unemployment. members were concerned about the possibility of inflation and of expanding its balance sheet even further. the markets did not like that at all. index is having one of the worst days of the year on wednesday. the markets rebounded later in the week. office depot and officemax will be walking down the merger aisle. announcing an all-stock merger to create a company worth one and a quarter billion dollars. they will close underperforming stores. some important companies are still reporting earnings. dell beat analyst expectations as it hewlett-packard and walmart. aig came in ahead as well. gas prices are at a four-month high. trilel a reporting national prices have risen 43% over that period. prices usually head up going into the spring driving season. we've had ner
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 3:00pm EST
is only the latest act of violence in sin city. we have a live report coming up on a violent crime wave there and if it's eating into the city's bottom line when it comes to the very-important tourist trading. that's later on "the closing bell." [ male announcer ] any technology not moving forward is moving backward. [ engine turns over, tires squeal ] and you'll find advanced safety technology like an available heads-up display on the 2013 lexus gs. there's no going back. i've always kept my eye on her... but with so much health care noise, i didn't always watch out for myself. with unitedhealthcare, i get personalized information and rewards for addressing my health risks. but she's still going to give me a heart attack. that's health in numbers. unitedhealthcare. >>> welcome back. if you're just joining us, markets are seeing a selloff as we go into the final minutes of the trade here. dow down 132 points. the s&p back below 1500 for the first time in a little while. problems in washington and overseas, though, are not bothering one of our next guests. sam stoval. >> welcome, fr
CNBC
Feb 24, 2013 11:00pm EST
dozens of cities over a two-day period, causing major disruptions. in vitoria, the world's largest iron ore producer had seven plants knocked offline, costing the company $7 million. it is not clear who did it or what the motive was. but the people who do these sorts of things are no longer teenagers making mischief. they're now likely to be highly trained soldiers with the chinese army or part of an organized crime group in russia, europe or the americas. >> they can disrupt critical infrastructure, wipe databases. we know they can rob banks. so it's a much bigger and more serious threat. >> jim lewis is a director at the center for strategic and international studies, and he led a group that prepared a major report on cyber security for president obama. what was it that made the government begin to take this seriously? >> in 2007 we probably had our electronic pearl harbor. it was an espionage pearl harbor. some unknown foreign power-- and honestly, we don't know who it is--broke into the department of defense, to the department of state, the department of commerce, probably the
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 6:00pm EST
expected this year. they intend to roll out the first store in new york city. that's not for a while now. but more important they're spending big on the nordstrom website. nordstrom's is moving aggressively into mobile. last year, mobile accounted for a fifth of the total sales and it grew at a 31% clip last quarter. it can help the stock to continue to power higher in a world where everyone gets 3 and 4-g. the next gatsby component, how about ralph lauren -- maybe this isn't the best example. this is the premiere high end apparel brand. nothing says preppy like polo. they earned 240 a share. these companies are doing better even if their stocks aren't. and it gave very healthy guidance for 2013. this is what happens when you have a brand that's perceived to be on the high end of things. the money flows in because people cannot resist a little bit of conspeck shouse consumption. look at coach. they're a dog because they're widely perceived as having fallen behind on the style curve with the merchandise. i don't think ralph lauren will fall prey because they have staying power and the
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 4:00pm EST
the attempted hacking of banks. b of a and citi group and chase, everybody admits there's been attacks on them and deflections. but should we worry about our internal bank accounts we access online because of hackers? should that be a concern for the average checking account out there? >> for the most part, no. the banks actually of all the industries do probably the best job of protecting themselves. the attacks you've seen recently are something called ddos attacks which disrupt banks to carry on business. this is a serious escalation. it appears they're coming from a nation state that sponsors terror. that's one of the things we have to be looking forward about and doing a better job protecting ourselves. >> all right arthur coviello of rsa, thank you for your thoughts today. >>> as we continue, more on today's big selloff and why some say it may be about to get worse because of washington's dysfunction. as blunt automatic spending cuts are set for four days from now. we're back in a minute. if your tires need to be rotated, you have to get that done as well. jackie, tell me why som
CNBC
Feb 24, 2013 9:00pm EST
around the world, some based in cities right here in the united states. >> are you a procurement agent for iran? >> [chortles] no, that's ridiculous. no. >> but of course that's sort of the implication of the case against you. >> i'm nothing to do with iranian government or things like that at all. >> mohammad vaghari, mitch to his friends, an iranian who's lived in the united states for 15 years, is facing up to 85 years in prison. he and his lawyers are preparing for his trial on charges that he conspired to send u.s. technology to iran through a trading company he set up in his basement apartment in philadelphia. you are charged with trying to buy a centrifuge that could be used to make biological weapons, like anthrax. >> i don't know about that. i'm not a biological expert to tell, you know-- >> that's in the affidavit and is part of... >> sure. >> the charges against you? >> yes. that's what they say. >> he says his client for the centrifuge was a science lab at a university in dubai. but he says he never bought it. he only asked for its price. >> it was too expensive. you
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 5:00pm EST
bigger proxy than morgan stanley and citi. the risk offtrade were in full force today. people were surprised and people sold first and asked questions later. >> do you think we the damage we saw was justified? is there a buying opportunity right now in these? >> day-to-day, i'm not sure there's a buying opportunity. but as volatility rises, i would like to sell puts. that's the way i kind of like to do it here. i do think that morgan stanley is a value guy's dream, it's cheap below book, it's been cheap for awhile but it finally broke out to new heights. the things i expect eventually, i mean, buyouts and mna are daily headlines. ipos are coming again, cap rises are active. will we get past the european headlines again, will we get past se quest trags? we do, morgan stanley is a buy and i expect the names to have a very good year if we don't really blow it in the white house or if we don't have europe go full bore again. >> karen? >> anton, it's karen. so, you would wait then until there's a resolution on those two things? >> no, i just want fear to go a little higher. i'd love to
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 1:00pm EST
because it can create misperceptions about the safety of the city. by the way, caesar way up ahead of earnings. as las vegas is recovering, in 2012, getting back close to 40 million visitors. the number of conventions and meetings up nearly 14%. clark county commissioners are considering cameras. there is a heavy presence in visible and visible. on twitter people are telling me, just got back friday, had a great week. didn't in the much different in the vibe, to be honest. another, i just got back friday and i would go again. i would go tomorrow, no problem. ibm will have 6,000 people there and the international conference of funeral service examining boards meeting. back to you. >> i went last fall, as you maybe remember, jane, o to the national funeral director's. it is wild. now planning 42-acre bay view campus. more than a million square feet in all. meanwhile, over in cooper tie o cupertino, apple will build a campus nearly 3 million square feet. there is the artist design, resembling a space ship. look at that. looks like stone hinge, sort of. not to be outdone, facebook is expa
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 4:00am EST
stock markets. hong kong fkd marginally in the green. real estate was under pressure after the city government imposed higher loans. the kospi ended weaker by 0.5%. australia's asx 200 moved back towards its 4 1/2 year high gaining 0.8%. as we had the strong gains in retail and financial stocks. india's sensex are trading higher by about 0.25%. back to you. all right. thanks for that, sixuan. catch you later. >>> still to come on the program will be adam barcelona. taking a look at the hottest trends in the space, find out what the ceo of deutsche has to say about the challenges of taking on the american market. kelly is there. she'll join us in just a few moments. >>> the mobile world congress is under way in barcelona. there's a new hand set based on its firefox web browser for mozilla. the reason i'm on my own is because kelly is there getting all mobile and wired and super fast. hi, kel. >> ross, it is great to see you guys out here in barcelona. i wish i could say the weather is a little warmer. it's surprisingly chilly here. and the chilly economic environment across europe also having a
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 2:00pm EST
vegas to see whether the recent violence there in sin city could scare away badly needed tourist. >>> sue herera is where me today. you remember sue herera. we will see you at the top of the hour for the all important last hour of the trading day. >> thank you very much, bill. >>> horse meat scandal has reached ikea. traces of horse meat has been found in the famous chain meat balls. they were sold in 13 other countries across europe. ikea says they pulled the tainted meat balls from the shelves and no other shipment were effected. >>> let's get back to what is happening in the market. our bread and butter, a market flash with julia boorstin, what are you watching? >> shares trading about 9.5%. even higher this morning on news that laying off 30 people and consolidating others as it looks to drive profitability. this is the second trading session sense legalizing gambling. now zynga stock is down 75% in the past year. but wall street sees potential in gambling revenue like hits from zynga poker. brian? >> julia boorstin, thank you very much. >>> now this afternoon's market side.
CNBC
Feb 25, 2013 9:00am EST
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